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SA Councils Media Releases/News

Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Fortnightly kerbside waste collection starts 1 July. Find out more

(City of Victor Harbor)
19 June 2019 4:14pm

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2019-20 Annual Business Plan

(Wudinna District Council)
19 June 2019 3:56pm

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Informal Gathering of Council 25/6/19

(Renmark Paringa Council)
19 June 2019 3:30pm

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Easily Book a Court at Greenacres Tennis Club

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 June 2019 3:18pm

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Author Event - Scott Whitaker

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 June 2019 3:01pm

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Get started with social media

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 June 2019 2:54pm

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Food Recall - Its Vegan Gelato & Sorbet

(Wakefield Regional Council)
19 June 2019 2:26pm
Problem: The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk)

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First home buyers at Greenacres library

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 June 2019 2:20pm

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New CEO appointed for Kangaroo Island Council

(Kangaroo Island Council)
19 June 2019 2:12pm
Mayor Michael Pengilly has announced Council's appointment fo Mr Greg Georgopoulos as CEO of Kangaroo Island Council.

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Council thanks to community

(Whyalla Council)
19 June 2019 10:19pm
Resident feedback achieves bright new look

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Victor Harbor Horse Tram is back on track and you're invited to celebrate with us!

(City of Victor Harbor)
19 June 2019 09:42am

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Review of Elector Representation

(District Council of Robe)
19 June 2019 09:06am

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Change of Ordinary Council Meeting Date

(District Council of Robe)
19 June 2019 09:04am

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New Community Men's Shed in Enfield

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 June 2019 08:52am

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Cuttlefest volunteers needed

(Whyalla Council)
19 June 2019 08:49am
Join in the fun this Cuttlefest and lend a hand!

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Rex announces Community Fare for Kangaroo Island

(Kangaroo Island Council)
18 June 2019 5:23pm
Regional Express (REX) and Kangaroo Island Council have entered into a 5 year partnership agreement. The partnership agreement will see the introduction of the Rex Community Fare scheme between Kangaroo Island and Adelaide, offering cheaper fares, tailored to benefit Islanders.

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Notice of Wastewater Works Mount Barker Town Centre

(Mount Barker District Council)
18 June 2019 4:01pm

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HAVE YOUR SAY: Main South Road Duplication Planning Study

(Kangaroo Island Council)
18 June 2019 3:46pm
A Planning Study for the Main South Road Duplication has commenced. It covers both stages of the project and will include an evidence-based concept plan for Stage 1 (Seaford to Aldinga) informed by consultation with stakeholders. Consultation closes Wednesday, 31 July 2019.

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Public Consultation - Now open for public comment

(Wakefield Regional Council)
18 June 2019 3:25pm
Hamley Bridge Recreation Ground.

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$900,000 for sporting ovals

(Whyalla Council)
18 June 2019 3:05pm
Whyalla scores with grassroots funding

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NAIDOC AWARDS

(The Berri Barmera Council)
18 June 2019 1:14pm
Life Without Barriers invites nominations of outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the 2019 NAIDOC Awards.

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Media Release - Highway Billboards

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
18 June 2019 12:25pm

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Proposed Temporary Road Closure - First Street (between West Street and Pickering Street), Brompton 24 June to 5 July 2019

(City of Charles Sturt)
18 June 2019 12:12pm
Permits and authorisations have now been issued.

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Food Recall Notice - Gelato and Sorbet

(Adelaide Plains Council)
18 June 2019 11:17am
urora Foods Pty Ltdis conducting a recall of the above products. The products have been available for sale at Independent grocers including select IGAs, delis and cafesin NSW, VIC, TAS, SA, WA.Problem:The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (milk).

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Resilient Hills & Coasts

(Alexandrina Council)
18 June 2019 10:56pm
FREE Community Energy Forum 26/27 June 2019

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Sporting Club Equipment Grants

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 June 2019 10:55pm

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Final jetty green light

(Whyalla Council)
18 June 2019 10:45pm
End in sight for long approval process

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Community Input Needed - Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 June 2019 10:31pm
Council is seeking input into the development of its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan. The objective is to work with the community to develop a Disability Access and Inclusion Plan that meets the needs of people living with disability and the wider community. The Plan will assist in seeking funding and prioritising projects to improve disability access and inclusion in the Council area.

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Let's Read at the Naracoorte Public Library

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 June 2019 10:25pm
The Naracoorte Public Library invites you to a free "Let's Read" session on Monday 24th June, 3.45pm at the Naracoorte Public Library. Each participant family will be given a take-home pack of Let's Read resources.

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Employment Opportunities

(Wattle Range Council)
18 June 2019 10:02pm

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Expression of Interest Eastside Mill Jetty Timbers Reference Group

(Port Augusta City Council)
18 June 2019 08:36am
Port Augusta’s Eastside Mill Jetty will continue into the future, as recycled jetty timbers will be repurposed for use in Port Augusta’s Eastside Foreshore.

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Eastside Mill Jetty Timbers

(Port Augusta City Council)
18 June 2019 08:34am
Expressions of Interest sought for Eastside Mill Jetty Timbers Reference Group

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Ratepayers slugged in State Budget

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
18 June 2019 00:00am
South Australian ratepayers will be slugged an additional $8.5 million through a whopping 40% increase to the Solid Waste Levy, announced in the 2019/20 State Budget.

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June Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
17 June 2019 8:33pm
A brief rundown of business

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Red Bull Branched Out Event - Media Release

(Light Regional Council)
17 June 2019 3:07pm
Kapunda to host for the first time in South Australia ‘2019 Red Bull Branched Out’ 17 – 19 October.

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New Playgroup at Enfield Community Centre

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 June 2019 2:07pm

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Plan your ultimate retirement

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 June 2019 1:56pm

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Invite to ageing info event

(Whyalla Council)
17 June 2019 1:39pm
Ageing Well in your Community forum

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Declaration of Public Roads - Notice of Intention

(Regional Council of Goyder)
17 June 2019 1:03pm

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Berri Barmera Council CEO announced

(The Berri Barmera Council)
17 June 2019 12:11pm
Mayor Peter Hunt has announced the appointment of Ms Karyn Burton as Berri Barmera Council’s new Chief Executive Officer.

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Council Meeting Wrapup June 2019

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 June 2019 11:55am

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New Choir Helps to Fix The Blues

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 June 2019 11:51am

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State Government Regional Development Strategy

(Alexandrina Council)
17 June 2019 11:24am
Public consultation closes Friday 26 July 2019

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Media Release - Mulching at Waste Transfer Station

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
17 June 2019 10:30pm

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Media Release - Pirie West Oval

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
17 June 2019 10:30pm

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Media Release - Interruption to Public WiFi

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
17 June 2019 10:29pm

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Rotary donation for musical future

(Whyalla Council)
17 June 2019 09:23am
Support for Whyalla Recording Scholarships

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Guitars in Bars - 29 June 2019

(Wudinna District Council)
17 June 2019 09:12am

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Position Vacant

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
17 June 2019 08:54am
Parks and Gardens Officer

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drumMUSTER July 2019 dates released

(Coorong District Council)
17 June 2019 00:00am
Community News

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Norrie Avenue road works

(Whyalla Council)
14 June 2019 4:39pm
Traffic restrictions from Monday to Thursday

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Robyn Stacey exhibition, Coorong Gallery

(Coorong District Council)
14 June 2019 4:01pm
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Scheduled Maintenance: Tidal Pool Toilets

(Kangaroo Island Council)
14 June 2019 3:41pm
Tidal Pool toilets will be CLOSED from Tuesday, 18 June to Tuesday 25 June 2019 due to scheduled maintenance. Please note the Playground Toilets or Council Public Toilets can be utilized during this time. We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Keeping The Stormwater Flowing

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
14 June 2019 2:42pm

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Cross Council Irrigation Team

(City of Charles Sturt)
14 June 2019 2:28pm
The Cities of Port Adelaide Enfield, Marion and Charles Sturt have joined forces to provide a cross council irrigation team.

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Community Energy Forums

(District Council of Yankalilla)
14 June 2019 1:50pm
Come along to a FREE Community Energy Forum – Wednesday 26 June 6-8pm at Port Elliot Surf Life Saving Club or Thursday 27 June 6-8pm at Cornerstone College, Mount Barker. Hear from Rebekha Sharkie MP, Member for Mayor and the nation-leading Moreland Energy Foundation for inspiration on how communities can work together to make a safe, reliable and affordable transition to a clean energy future. These events are hosted by Resilient Hills & Coasts – a regional climate change adaptation partnership supported by six Councils in the Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island region.

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Council cost cutting campaign

(Whyalla Council)
14 June 2019 1:43pm
$160,000 target in draft business plan and budget

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Draft Policy on Township Burning

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
14 June 2019 09:04am
Open for Public Comment

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Council has 3 policies for open for comment

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
13 June 2019 5:12pm

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Media Release - Bus Stop Works

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
13 June 2019 3:15pm

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Expressions of Interest for the Mount Gambier & District Saleyards Strategy Committee

(District Council of Grant)
13 June 2019 12:10pm
The Mount Gambier & District Saleyards Strategy Committee are looking for two (2) Community/Business Nominees with a strong business acumen and a knowledge of the livestock industry to join the Committee.

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Jamestown Traders Meeting

(Northern Areas Council)
13 June 2019 12:08pm

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Driveway Repairs Scam Alert

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 June 2019 11:22am

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Calendar of Events - June and Upcoming Events in 2019

(Port Augusta City Council)
13 June 2019 10:59pm

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Strathalbyn Parklet Community Consultation

(Alexandrina Council)
13 June 2019 10:04pm
Open until 5pm 5 July 2019

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Have your say! Western Sector Recreation Land - Draft Community Land Management Plan

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 June 2019 10:03pm

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Have your say! Draft Meadows Township Plan

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 June 2019 09:58am

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Road upgrades feedback

(Whyalla Council)
12 June 2019 4:58pm
Public consultation reveals road concerns

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Dog & Cat Renewals 2019-20

(Kangaroo Island Council)
12 June 2019 4:42pm
Dog & Cat Owners will receive renewal notices from DACO either by email on 1 July 2019 or by post after 1 July 2019. If you require to update your details, you can either login to Dogs & Cats Online: https://dogsandcatsonline.com.au/Core/UserAccount/Login… or phone Council’s Customer Service Desk on 8553 4500 and we will be happy to help. You will need to do this before Thursday, 20 June 2019.

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Give During Blood Donor Week

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
12 June 2019 3:28pm

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Online Kerbside Waste Collection Calendar

(Mount Barker District Council)
12 June 2019 2:44pm

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NAIDOC Week Celebrations

(Alexandrina Council)
12 June 2019 12:09pm
In Strathalbyn and Goolwa

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Disability friendly foreshore

(Whyalla Council)
12 June 2019 10:30pm
A new ramp has opened

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Outdoor Employee

(District Council of Elliston)
12 June 2019 10:03pm
The District Council of Elliston is currently seeking applications from suitably experienced persons for the permanent position of Outdoor Labourer to join our highly committed and professional team. The role is due to commence in June 2019.

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Help for homeless on cold day

(Whyalla Council)
12 June 2019 09:55am
Code Blue accommodation available

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Kerbside Collection Calendar 2019-2020

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
12 June 2019 08:39am
The 2019-2020 Kerbside Collection Calendar is now available to download. A handy resource if you are unsure which bin to put out, and useful tips on which waste goes where.

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Expression of Interest AMC Explorer series 2 Ride-on Mower

(Tatiara District Council)
12 June 2019 08:00am
Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for AMC Explorer series 2 Ride-on Mower

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Industry Advocate launches the Corporate Wear, Workwear & PPE panel

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
11 June 2019 5:08pm
We are proud to launch our latest offering to the sector! This panel will support councils to achieve local economic benefits.

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Our Town helps out CWA

(Whyalla Council)
11 June 2019 4:35pm
Silent auction at Whyalla Harvey Norman

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Wine Awards

(The Berri Barmera Council)
11 June 2019 3:48pm
Wineries and wine related businesses are encouraged to enter the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards.

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2019/20 Dog Registration Renewals - Update your Dogs details now!

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
11 June 2019 3:01pm

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Food Recall Notice - Corean Food Corp - CHUNG JUNG ONE Rice Flavouring

(Adelaide Plains Council)
11 June 2019 2:48pm
Corean Food Corporation is conducting a recall of the above products. The products have been available for sale in Asian grocery stores South Australia and Western Australia. Problem: The recall is due to the presence of undeclared allergens (egg and milk)

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Community Consultation

(Kangaroo Island Council)
11 June 2019 2:08pm
Two draft policies are open for public consultation - the Community Loans Policy (draft) and the Cemetery Policy (review), and one Lease Agreement - Parndana Progress Association Community Centre Lease.

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Volunteers sought to battle microplastics

(Whyalla Council)
11 June 2019 12:15pm
15 Volunteers needed for training day to go ahead

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2019/20 Draft Annual business plan open for consultation until 28/6/19

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
11 June 2019 12:07pm

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Have your Say - Public Consultation closes 12th June

(The Berri Barmera Council)
11 June 2019 11:03am
Submissions for the Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2019/2020 close at 12 noon tomorrow 12th June.

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Exceptional Circumstances (EC) Bin Renewals 2019-20

(Kangaroo Island Council)
11 June 2019 10:51pm
Exceptional Circumstances (EC) Bin applications are up for renewal for the next financial year 2019-20. If you have not renewed your application, Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority (FRWA) will not collect the additional bin service as of Monday,1st July 2019.

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Power Station Site EPA Licence Transfer

(Port Augusta City Council)
11 June 2019 10:33pm
On 27 May 2019 the EPA licence associated with the former power stations site was transferred from Flinders Power to Cu-River Mining Pty Ltd.

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CGVC Audit Committee Independent Member - Expression of Interest

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
11 June 2019 08:48am

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Council Community Forums

(Tatiara District Council)
11 June 2019 00:00am
The minutes from the Community Forums held in Bordertown and Keith are now available to read.

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Playgrounds re-open with new look

(Whyalla Council)
7 June 2019 4:24pm
Re-surfacing work ensures safety for children

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Positive public meeting

(Whyalla Council)
7 June 2019 3:47pm
CEO thanks residents for attending

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Grant to Fund Weed Control in Dry Times

(District Council of Orroroo-Carrieton)
7 June 2019 1:48pm
A federal grant for the District Council of Orroroo Carrieton of $118,000 for weed control measures will not only combat weeds but also provide employment opportunities as the drought effects continue to be felt in the community

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MEDIA RELEASE - Works to commence for installation of Tuna Poler Statue

(City of Port Lincoln)
7 June 2019 1:27pm

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Media Release - Community Wastewater Management Scheme - June 2019

(Adelaide Plains Council)
7 June 2019 11:58am
Adelaide Plains Council (APC) is pleased to advise of the installation of a new replacement treatment plant for the Mallala Community Wastewater Management Scheme (CWMS), without any further expense to ratepayers. Those properties that initially had issues connecting to the scheme have been fitted with a pump chamber and owners refunded the service fee for the period that they could not connect. All properties within the township are now able to connect to the scheme. For more information, please click 'read more'.

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Consultation - Southend Caravan Park Review

(Wattle Range Council)
7 June 2019 10:46pm

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See What We Do In Our 'Day in the Life of' Videos

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
7 June 2019 10:00pm

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Criterion Newsletter - June 2019

(Streaky Bay District Council)
7 June 2019 09:41am
2019 Council Community Forums / Rodeo By the Sea Champion Quest / Naidoc Week Activities

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Advanced Care Directive Assist Program

(District Council of Yankalilla)
7 June 2019 09:27am
A FREE Community Service. DIY Kits available from the Council Office and assistance from support volunteers available from 1-3pm on the last Monday of each month at the Centre, 181 Main South Road, Yankalilla.

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The Latest on Recycling

(Mount Barker District Council)
6 June 2019 1:37pm

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